Press Release: Spitzberg Partners LLC and Global Delaware Announce Strategic Partnership

The partnership will focus on bringing the most innovative firms from around the
world to Delaware as they launch their U.S.-based operations.

NEW YORK, April 25, 2017 —  Spitzberg Partners LLC, a corporate advisory and investment firm based in New York is announcing a comprehensive strategic partnership with Global Delaware, the international business development arm for the State of Delaware.

An early focus will be supporting developers, entrepreneurs, and investors in theFinTech and blockchain sectors, one of Spitzberg Partners’ core areas of expertise, who are looking to leverage Delaware’s Blockchain Initiative, a first-of-its-kind technology platform designed to provide unparalleled speed, transparency, and security to business operations. Other industry verticals of emphasis include biotech/bioscience, healthcare, aerospace, manufacturing, and logistics.

The strategic partnership will highlight the many unique advantages of investing in Delaware for innovative firms from around the world, including the lower cost of doing business, easy access to government officials, a friendly regulatory climate, first-rate university and research centers, and attractive positioning along the New York City –Washington, DC corridor.
Ulf Gartzke, Managing Partner of Spitzberg Partners stated: “We are very excited about the potential of this strategic partnership and are extremely pleased to lend our services to help build and raise awareness of the Delaware Blockchain Initiative. At Spitzberg Partners we specialize in assisting innovative firms with establishing a beachhead in the U.S. as they expand beyond their home markets, and the advantages of the State of Delaware combined with the quality of Andrea Tinianow’s team are very compelling. There is a natural fit between our respective domain expertises.”
Andrea Tinianow, Director, Global Delaware adds: “This is a fantastic opportunity for European companies that are looking for a soft landing in the U.S. Delaware knows how to help businesses get up and running quickly, and we are delighted to join forces with Spitzberg to make the process easy and seamless for businesses seeking growth and success in the U.S.”
About Spitzberg Partners
Spitzberg Partners is a corporate advisory and investment firm that provides strategic
counsel on international political, economic, technology, and security matters.
Headquartered in New York, with a strong perspective in transatlantic and emerging
markets, Spitzberg Partners combines top-level political leadership experience with a
nuanced understanding of today’s challenges to support the international growth and
business development efforts of innovative companies across industry verticals around
the world.

The venture arm of Spitzberg Partners also provides funding for select start-up and
growth-stage companies in the technology sector.

For information about Spitzberg Partners, visit http://www.spitzberg-partners.com or
email info@spitzberg-partners.com.

About Global Delaware
Global Delaware is an initiative of the Delaware Department of State, Division of
Corporate and International Development. It was created to achieve three primary goals
– help Delaware companies develop markets overseas, attract foreign companies to
establish operations in Delaware, and strengthen and expand Delaware’s role as leader
in corporate governance. Global Delaware takes a vital role in transforming the region’s
economy and building a prosperous global center for innovation. The initiative is
comprised of highly skilled, passionate team members, ready to assist, develop and
partner with the business communities of the State and the World.

For information about Global Delaware, visit http://global.delaware.gov or email
global@delaware.gov.

Press and Analyst Contacts:

Spitzberg Partners
Dr. Ulf Gartzke, Managing Partner
+1 (212) 845-9569; gartzke@spitzberg-partners.com

Global Delaware
Andrea Tinianow, Director
+1 (302) 577 8285; Andrea.Tinianow@state.de.us